|NASA SCI Files - Parallax Activity - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Sci Files segment involving students in an activity to learn how to measure distances in space by using parallax.
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Space; Distances; Parallax; Experiment; Student Activity; Optics; Protractor; Vertex; Angle; Data
|NASA Connect - EOM - Surveying and Geometry - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Connect Segment explaining surveying and how surveyors use geometry.
Keywords: NASA Connect; Geometry; Angles; Circumference; Distances; Elevation; Direction; Transit; Telescope; Compass; Protractor; Mapping; Polygon; George Washington
|NASA Connect - Geometry of Exploration - Eyes Over Mars - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Connect Video containing six segments as described below. NASA Connect Segment involving students in a classroom activity that measures shadows and uses geometry to determine sizes of angles. NASA Connect Segment explaining questions about Erastothenes, the Earth's circumference, parallel lines, angle relationships, and a transversal. NASA Connect Segment featuring an online activity to show students how to design a planetary observer like the Mars Global Surveyor...
Keywords: NASA Connect; Measurement; Shadows; Angles; Gnomon; Student Activity; Height; Length; Calculator; Tangent; Erastothenes; Circumference; Parallel Lines; Transversal; Interior Angles; Mars Global Surveyor; Online Activity; Website; Spacecraft; Mapping Configuration; Mapping Orbit Geometry; Science Instruments; Mars Orbiter Camera; Thermal Emission Spectrometer; Distances; Elevation; Direction; Transit; Telescope; Compass; Protractor; Mapping; Polygon; George Washington; Geometry; Land Formations; Mars Global Surveyor; Olympus Mons; Mars Elevation; Valles Marineris; Leg; Hypotenuse; Aerobraking; Ellipse; Orbit
|NASA SCI Files - The Case of the Galactic Vacation - NASA LaRC Office of Education|
NASA Sci Files video containing the following eleven segments. NASA Sci Files segment exploring the Arecibo Observatory, what it does, and where it is located. NASA Sci Files segment explaining the different forces of motion including weightlessness, free fall, acceleration, and inertia and how they relate to space travel. NASA Sci Files segment exploring the future of space travel including people vacationing, working, and living in space...
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Arecibo Observatory; Telescope; Radio Telescope; Radio Waves; Signals; Universe; Pulsar; Quasar; Reflector; Receiver; Electrical Signal; Control Room; Scientists; Equator; Wavelength; Optical; Atmosphere; Solar System; Galaxy; Extraterrestrial Intelligence; Artificial Signal; Forces of Motion; Free Fall; Weightlessness; Inertia; Acceleration; Parabola; Accelerometer; Space Travel; Roller Coaster; Navigation and Vehicle Health Monitoring System; Modified Bathrooms; Gravity; Zero Gravity; Exercise Equipment; Kitchen; Starship 2040; Orbit; International Space Station; Living Environment; Earth; Commander; Mars; Tourist Attraction; Canyon; Crater; Solar System; Planet; Water; Liquid; Frozen; Seasons; Axis; Polar Ice Caps; Atmosphere; Gas; Carbon Dioxide; Oxygen; Nitrogen; Hydrogen; Temperature; Space Suit; Common Denomenator; Meteors; Astroids; Water; Earth; Moon; Moon Phases; Illuminations; Revolve; New Moon; Full Moon; First Quarter; Third Quarter; Sun; Lunar Phases; Axis; Apollo; Tides; Beach; Gravitational Pull; Oceans; Century; Space; Distances; Parallax; Experiment; Student Activity; Optics; Protractor; Vertex; Angle; Data; Propulsion System; Space Radiation; Bone Mass; Chemical Rockets; Spaceship; Gases; Plasma; Magnetic Field; Exhaust; Energy; Heat; Electricity; Nuclear Power; Fusion; Thermonuclear Reaction; Technology; Arecibo Telescope; Solar System; Extra-solar Planets; Stars; Planets; Lightyears; Reflecting Telescope; Light; Dim; Betelgeuse; Giant Star; Life; Colors; Red; Blue; Temperature; Yellow; Dwarf Star; Sun; Habitable Zone; Ultraviolet Radiation; Puerto Rico; Galaxy; Orion Nebula; Hydrogen Gas; Whirlpool Galaxy; Extreme Environment; Boiling Temperature; Air Pressure; Celcius; Oxygen; Gravitational Force; Jupiter; Kilometers; Inner Planets; Mercury; Venus; Lava Flows; Helium; Saturn; Uranus; Neptune; Pluto; Astronomer; Proxima Centauri